Daniel Sackos was born in 1951 in Tucson Arizona. He showed Scotties for his parents and 1959 I finished his 1st champion as a young man. He closely watched and learned from people like Daisy Austid, Ric Chashoudian and Bob Bartos. He studied under Lena Kardos of Scottie fame and Johnny Coughlin of Wire Fox fame.
Dan worked for professional Handlers and in Terrier kennels from the age of 16. In the 70's he became a professional handler specializing in Terriers and showed many top winning dogs. In 1996 he retired from Handling but along the way taught many familiar faces that include Gabriel Rangel, Eric Salas, Dino Miraglia, Steve Cabral and many more.
Dan now owns a boarding kennel and grooming shop in Vancouver WA . He also travels putting on grooming seminars, in addition to breeding and showing Irish Terriers (Geordan Irish).